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Anzac Day Honoured in Solomon Islands

Wednesday, 27 April 2011, 9:56 am | Australian Department Of Defence

Over 400 people from the local and expatriate communities gathered at The Cenotaph at dawn on Monday 25 April for the Anzac Day Service of Remembrance. More >>

Revised Noise Map good for Williamtown

Monday, 15 November 2010, 9:44 am | Australian Department Of Defence

The Department of Defence today released a revised aircraft noise map for RAAF Base Williamtown which promises an improved outlook for local residents, the Deputy Chief of Air Force has announced. More >>

Defence Enhances Regional Peacekeeping Cooperation

Tuesday, 27 July 2010, 12:46 pm | Australian Department Of Defence

Australia and Thailand will further enhance regional peacekeeping cooperation by co-hosting the multilateral peacekeeping exercise, Exercise Pirap Jabiru, in Bangkok from 29 July to 6 August. More >>

No Australian Or Afghan Troops Wounded In Attack

Friday, 30 April 2010, 2:15 pm | Australian Department Of Defence

Taliban insurgents launched three rockets at the Multi National Base at Tarin Kowt in the early hours of Wednesday the 28th of April. No Australian personnel were wounded in the rocket attack. More >>

Anzac Day In East Timor

Sunday, 25 April 2010, 2:05 pm | Australian Department Of Defence

Australian and New Zealand troops serving in operations in East Timor have commemorated Anzac Day with a special Dawn Service. More >>

Anzac Day In Gizab

Sunday, 25 April 2010, 12:19 pm | Australian Department Of Defence

Australian Special Forces soldiers will conduct a special Anzac Day service in the town of Gizab, in Orzgan province, after concluding a battle several days ago to rescue a town from the Taliban. More >>

Sabi Spends Anzac Day In Afghanistan

Sunday, 25 April 2010, 11:39 am | Australian Department Of Defence

Sabi - the Explosive Detection Dog found last year after she went missing for almost 14 months in Afghanistan - is continuing her service with the Special Operations Task Group personnel as their unofficial mascot. More >>

Funeral Of Senor Rufino Alves Correia

Saturday, 24 April 2010, 10:27 am | Australian Department Of Defence

Australian Defence Force troops deployed to East Timor have attended the funeral of Senor Rufino Alves Correia, one of the last known surviving East Timorese to have supported 2/2nd Independent Company during World War II. More >>

Taliban Leaders Targeted In Afghan Led Operation

Saturday, 24 April 2010, 10:13 am | Australian Department Of Defence

On Wednesday (21 April, 2010), local Afghans in the Gizab region of Oruzgan province took part in an apparent uprising against Taliban insurgents operating in their community. More >>

Unit Completes Operations In Afghanistan

Sunday, 18 April 2010, 10:08 am | Australian Department Of Defence

The second rotation of the ADF Force Support Unit (FSU-2) has successfully completed operations in the Middle East and returned to Australia on 17 April 10. More >>

RAAF Jets Are Set To Impress At Airshow

Saturday, 3 April 2010, 1:12 pm | Australian Department Of Defence

Royal Australian Air Force jets will be among the many ‘stars’ lining up to entertain thousands of spectators with an aerial display at the Warbirds over Wanaka International Airshow held in New Zealand over the Easter weekend. More >>

Australian Wounded By Insurgent Gunfire

Saturday, 3 April 2010, 10:49 am | Australian Department Of Defence

An Australian soldier was wounded when his patrol was engaged by insurgent small arms fire in the Mirabad Valley region of Oruzgan Province on 31 March 2010. The 1st Mentoring Task Force and Afghan National Army partnered patrol was conducting ... More >>

National Adventure Training Award 2010

Saturday, 27 March 2010, 11:28 am | Australian Department Of Defence

More than 100 teenagers from around Australia will be swapping thoughts of chocolate eggs and hot cross buns for something decidedly more demanding this Easter. More >>

Sixth Wounded Soldier Identified After IED Attack

Sunday, 21 March 2010, 11:00 am | Australian Department Of Defence

Following a medical assessment of personnel involved in an improvised explosive device attack on a Bushmaster on the 16th of March, a sixth soldier has been identified as suffering a blast related injury and has begun treatment. More >>

CDF Thanks Troops For Commitment To East Timor

Saturday, 20 March 2010, 10:33 am | Australian Department Of Defence

The Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, has thanked soldiers and their families for their commitment to restoring stability in East Timor. More >>

Taliban Commander Captured In SOTG Operation

Sunday, 14 March 2010, 12:17 pm | Australian Department Of Defence

A key Taliban insurgent commander was recently captured in a deliberate operation led by Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and the Australian Special Operations Task Group (SOTG). More >>

A Difference Made

Saturday, 13 March 2010, 11:54 am | Australian Department Of Defence

An Australian-run Trade Training School (TTS), soon set to expand, is teaching young Afghan men valuable carpentry skills in Tarin Kowt, southern Afghanistan. The school, established by the Australian Defence Force’s First Reconstruction Task Force (RTF-1) ... More >>

Navy Launches Mentoring Program For Women

Friday, 12 March 2010, 5:01 pm | Australian Department Of Defence

The Navy Women's Mentoring Program was launched today as part of Defence's recognition of International Women's Day, at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. More >>

Australian Explosive Specialist Wounded

Sunday, 7 March 2010, 11:25 am | Australian Department Of Defence

An Australian Explosive Ordnance Disposal specialist suffered a superficial wound to his hand during the controlled detonation of two insurgent Improvised Explosive Devices overnight. More >>

Air Force Arrives in US for Exercise

Sunday, 21 February 2010, 11:08 am | Australian Department Of Defence

Royal Australian Air Force aircraft and personnel have arrived at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to participate in the United States Air Force’s most advanced international air combat training activity, Exercise Red Flag, which commences on Sunday 21 February. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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